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Global demand for cigarettes continued to slide as British American Tobacco, the world’s second-largest tobacco company by market share, opted to increase prices to redress slowing sales volumes.
Apr 25, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2013 16:35
The company benefited not only from increased market share for its Pall Mall, Camel, Grizzly and Natural American Spirit brands, but also higher prices passed along to vendors and wholesalers. Net sales were down 2.6 percent to $1.88 billion.
Apr 23, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2013 10:01
so far it's early, but so far especially on the smoking, on consumption of cigarette in Australia, you don't really see, as expected, frankly speaking, any impact coming from the plain packaging, despite what was promised at the beginning
Apr 18, 2013 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 18, 2013 14:20
The Retirement Benefits Fund should not invest in the tobacco industry, writes Kathryn Barnsley. ... It is not only unethical, immoral, corrupt and has behaved with criminal intent, but it is an industry that will eventually die off as countries realis
Mar 16, 2013 Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Mar 18, 2013 10:13
It could be years before we really understand the effects of mayor Bloomberg's public smoking bans, but I wouldn't be surprised to see other major cities adopt similar bans in the not-too-distant future. Domestic tobacco makers may be running on borrowed
Mar 9, 2013 Motley Fool
added Mar 9, 2013 19:08
The UK publication The Guardian reported that ministers there will introduce plain packaging for cigarettes after becoming convinced that the branding is a key factor in why young people start to smoke. The report says that the legislation will be announ
Mar 6, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2013 04:09
The Australian government's pension fund for public servants Thursday announced it would sell off its Aus$222 (US$228) million holdings in tobacco companies following the nation's move towards plain packaging.
Feb 27, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:58
A report released today casts serious doubt over the assertion that pension funds are 'duty bound' to invest in tobacco. The report follows an investigation by The Independent which found that councils across Britain have at least £1.3 billion of
Feb 26, 2013 FairPensions (uk)
added Feb 26, 2013 10:56
Look to small-cap tobacco companies such as Vector Group (NYSE: VGR) to hop on the train as well as larger companies like Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) and Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI).
Feb 15, 2013 SmallCap Network
added Feb 16, 2013 21:08
An MP has called for councils to "ditch" their investments in tobacco firms as they prepare to take over NHS anti-smoking campaigns.
Feb 1, 2013 BBC Online
added Feb 1, 2013 16:14